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If you are interested in certification testing information, please click here: Nursing Assistant Certification Testing 
As a Nursing Assistant, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care for the elderly and ill patients in nursing home, hospital, and home care settings. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the state certification written and skills exams.
The Nursing Assistant program has specific enrollment dates with specific student schedules being flexible. The approximate completion time is 110 hours or 1 month at 30 hours per week and maintaining 100% progress.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are enrolling in any health occupation program, any misdemeanor or felony conviction relating to drug offenses, assault/violent crimes, sexual assault, fraud, or theft that you have on your record, will result in the college not being able to place you in a clinical or externship site. As a result, you will not be able to complete the program. See your program coordinator for more detailed information.
*A background check is mandatory and needs to be completed during the first week of class. The background check and drug screen are paid for at that time. Please see restrictions.
Day classes are taught Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Afternoons (12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Nights (5:00 – 9:00 p.m.):
*Individual student schedules are flexible.
Nursing Assistant Review and Refresher Classes – The purpose of these classes is to help students renew or acquire their CNA certification.
48-hour Review Class (40 hours of class; 8 hours clinical)
Student must be a former Ogden-Weber Tech College Nursing Assistant student with an expired certificate of no longer than ten months or not yet certified and be within ten months of completing the Nursing Assistant program.
Students must purchase the curriculum and wear scrubs; the textbook is optional and supplies are provided. No background or drug screening is required. Students can enroll at any time with the program coordinator’s approval. Students will be allowed a maximum of two weeks or 60 hours to finish the review class.
86-hour Refresher Class
Student must be a former student of any nursing assistant program in the state of Utah other than the tech college with an expired certificate of no longer than ten months or not yet certified within ten months of completing a nursing assistant program in the state of Utah.
Students must purchase the curriculum and wear scrubs; the textbook is optional and supplies are provided. No background check is required. Students can enroll at any time with the program coordinator’s approval. Students will be allowed a maximum of four weeks or 120 hours to finish the refresher class.
Note: If a student fails two tests or the same test twice, the program coordinator may require the student to complete the 110-hour Nursing Assistant course including all clinicals.
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 Nursing Assistant Certification Testing: http://www.owatc.edu/current-students/campus-services/cna-testing-center/
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